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Which active coaches are climbing up their school’s all-time wins list?

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The 2015-16 coaching market was a brutal to the FBS all-time wins list. Gone are all the all-time wins leaders at Missouri, South Carolina and Virginia Tech, and near leaders at BYU and Central Florida and a bronze medalist at Georgia.

But there is still plenty of wheat on this chaff.

In the fourth year of this ongoing FootballScoop project, we've compiled a list of six coaches in possession of their respective schools' all-time wins record, two who do so without any competition, and 33 more on the medal stand or within one good season of doing so.

Enjoy.

THE RECORD HOLDERS

KANSAS STATE
1. Bill Snyder - 193 wins
2. Mike Ahearn - 39 wins

With two more wins this fall, The Wizard will quintuple the silver medal holder in K-State football history.

NAVY
1. Ken Niumatalolo - 68 wins
2. George Welsh - 55 wins

NORTHWESTERN
1. Pat Fitzgerald - 70 wins
2. Lynn Waldorf - 49 wins

OKLAHOMA
1. Bob Stoops - 179 wins
2. Barry Switzer - 157 wins

OKLAHOMA STATE
1. Mike Gundy - 94 wins
2. Pat Jones - 62 wins

TCU
1. Gary Patterson - 143 wins
2. Dutch Meyer - 109 wins

THE ASTERISKS

CHARLOTTE
1. Brad Lambert - 2 wins

SOUTH ALABAMA
1. Joey Jones - 19 wins

ON THE MEDAL STAND (OR CLOSE TO IT)

AIR FORCE
1. Fisher DeBerry - 169 wins
2. Ben Martin - 96 wins
3. Troy Calhoun - 67 wins

ALABAMA
1. Paul "Bear" Bryant - 232 wins
2. Frank Thomas - 115 wins
3. Nick Saban - 100 wins

Saban will never pass the Bear, but he's a safe bet to surpass Frank "Not The Big Hurt" Thomas for No. 2 at one of college football's most storied programs in September 2017... and that's after going 9-2 in one season at Toledo, posting a top-10 season at Michigan State, winning a national title and LSU and depositing two seasons leading the Miami Dolphins.

ARIZONA
1. Dick Tomey - 95 wins
2. Larry Smith - 48 wins
3. Miles Casteel - 41 wins
Jim LaRue - 41 wins
Mike Stoops - 41 wins
6. Rich Rodriguez - 33 wins

Rich Rod is also the second-winningest coach in West Virginia history. And he's only 52.

BAYLOR
1. Grant Teaff - 128 wins
2. Morley Jennings - 83 wins
3. Art Briles - 65 wins

BOISE STATE
1. Chris Petersen - 92 wins
2. Dan Hawkins - 53 wins
3. Dirk Koetter - 26 wins
4. Bryan Harsin - 21 wins

CLEMSON
1. Frank Howard - 165 wins
2. Danny Ford - 96 wins
3. Dabo Swinney - 75 wins

CONNECTICUT
1. Randy Edsall - 70 wins
2. Paul Pasqualoni - 10 wins
3. Bob Diaco - 8 wins

DUKE
1. Wallace Wade - 110 wins
2. Bill Murray - 93 wins
3. David Cutcliffe - 48 wins

FLORIDA ATLANTIC
1. Howard Schnellenberger - 58 wins
2. Charlie Partridge - 6 wins

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL
1. Mario Cristobal - 27 wins
2. Don Strock - 15 wins
3. Ron Turner - 10 wins

FLORIDA STATE
1. Bobby Bowden - 315 wins
2. Jimbo Fisher - 68 wins

Continuing his 11.3-win average in perpetuity, Jimbo would need only 22 more seasons to pass Bowden. Good luck with that.

FRESNO STATE
1. Jim Sweeney - 143 wins
2. Pat Hill - 112 wins
3. Tim DeRuyter - 29 wins

GEORGIA STATE
1. Bill Curry - 10 wins
2. Trent Miles - 7 wins

IOWA
1. Hayden Fry - 143 wins
2. Kirk Ferentz - 127 wins

LOUISVILLE
1. Frank Camp - 118 wins
2. Bobby Petrino - 58 wins

LSU
1. Charles McClendon - 137 wins
2. Les Miles - 112 wins

LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE
1. Nelson Stokley - 62 wins
2. Rickey Bustle - 41 wins
3. Mark Hudspeth - 40 wins

LOUISIANA TECH
1. Jack Bicknell - 43 wins
2. Joe Peace - 40 wins
3. Maxie Lambright - 29 wins
4. Sonny Dykes - 22 wins
Skip Holtz - 22 wins

MARSHALL
1. Bob Pruett - 79 wins
2. Doc Holliday - 50 wins

MASSACHUSETTS
1. James Halligan - 15 wins
2. Fred Browns - 12 wins
3. Mark Whipple - 6 wins

MICHIGAN STATE
1. Duffy Daugherty - 109 wins
2. Mark Dantonio - 87 wins

Just in case you forgot, Dantonio is 65-16 with five 11-or-more win seasons, four top-1o finishes, three major bowl appearances and two Big Ten titles since 2010.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE
1. Charles Murphy – 155 wins
2. Boots Donnelly – 140 wins
3. Rick Stockstill - 64 wins

MISSISSIPPI STATE
1. Jackie Sherrill - 75 wins
2. Allyn McKeen - 65 wins
3. Dan Mullen - 55 wins

NEVADA
1. Chris Ault - 95 wins
2. Joseph Sheeketeski - 24 wins
3. Jeff Tisdell - 23 wins
4. Brian Polian - 18 wins

NORTHERN ILLINOIS
1. Joe Novak - 63 wins
2. Jerry Pettibone - 33 wins
3. Rod Carey - 31 wins

OHIO
1. Don Peden – 129 wins
2. Bill Hess – 108 wins
3. Frank Solich - 80 wins

OLE MISS
1. John Vaught - 190 wins
2. Billy Brewer - 66 wins
3. David Cutcliffe - 44 wins
4. Harry Mehre - 39 wins
5. Hugh Freeze - 34 wins

RICE
1. Jess Neely - 144 wins
2. Ken Hatfield - 55 wins
3. David Bailiff - 53 wins

SAN DIEGO STATE
1. Claude Gilbert - 61 wins
2. Ted Tollner - 43 wins
Rocky Long - 43 wins

SOUTH FLORIDA
1. Jim Leavitt - 75 wins
2. Skip Holtz - 16 wins
3. Willie Taggart - 14 wins

STANFORD
1. Pop Warner - 71 wins
2. John Ralston - 55 wins
3. David Shaw - 54 wins

TROY
1. Larry Blakeney - 86 wins
2. Neal Brown - 4 wins

UTAH
1. Ike Armstrong – 141 wins
2. Kyle Whittingham - 95 wins

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